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Khigh Dhiegh

Khigh Dhiegh Mostly Credited As: Khigh Dhiegh
Sometimes Credited As: Kaie Deei

Birth Name: Kenneth Dickerson
Date Of Birth: 1910
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Spring Lake, New Jersey, USA
Date Of Death: October 25, 1991
Cause Of Death: kidney and heart failure

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TV Appearances

Main cast 
Noble House (1988)As: Four Finger Wu
Khan (1975)As: Khan
Episode Cast Credits 

Jake and the Fatman (1987) 
  Wish You Were Here (2) 02x02: (Mar/15/1989) As Unknown 

Matt Houston (1982) 
  Return to Nam (1) 03x06: (Nov/02/1984) As Tijo 

Hawaii Five-O (1968) (1968) 
  Woe to Wo Fat 12x20: (Apr/05/1980) As Wo Fat 
  Nine Dragons (2) 09x02: (Sep/30/1976) As Wo Fat 
  Nine Dragons (1) 09x01: (Sep/30/1976) As Wo Fat 
  Murder - Eyes Only (2) 08x02: (Sep/12/1975) As Wo Fat 

Fantasy Island (1977) (1978) 
  Spending Spree/The Hunted 02x19: (Feb/24/1979) As Colonel Chan 

Meeting of Minds (1977) 
  Emily Dickinson/Attila the Hun/Charles Darwin/Galileo, Part 2 01x06: (Feb/14/1977) As Attila the Hun 
  Emily Dickinson/Attila the Hun/Charles Darwin/Galileo, Part 1 01x05: (Feb/07/1977) As Attlila the Hun 

Kung Fu (1972) 
  Besieged: Cannon at the Gates (2) 03x11: (Nov/22/1974) As Warlord Sing 
  Besieged: Death on a Cold Mountain (1) 03x10: (Nov/15/1974) As Warlord Sing 
  The Spirit Helper 02x06: (Nov/08/1973) As Chung 
  Alethea 01x10: (Mar/15/1973) As Shang Tzu 

The F.B.I. (1965) 
  The Two Million Dollar Hit 09x17: (Feb/24/1974) As Chong 

Anna and the King (1972) 
  The Marriage of Prince Chula 01x10: (Dec/10/1972) As Naret 

Mission: Impossible (1966) (1966) 
  Butterfly (aka Poor Butterfly) 05x07: (Oct/31/1970) As Toshio Masaki 
  Doomsday 03x17: (Feb/16/1969) As General Wo, [Co-Guest Stars]

Ironside (1967) 
  Love My Enemy 03x06: (Oct/23/1969) As Hsai Hsu Mak, [Co-Guest Stars]

It Takes a Thief (1968) (1968) 
  To Catch a Roaring Lion 02x12: (Dec/31/1968) As Fu Cheng, [Co-Guest Stars]

The Wild Wild West (1965) 
  The Night of the Pelican 04x13: (Dec/26/1968) As Din Chang 
  The Night of the Samurai 03x06: (Oct/13/1967) As Baron Saigo 

The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (1966) 
  The Atlantis Affair 01x09: (Nov/15/1966) As Col. Frank Faber 
  The Garden of Evil Affair 01x08: (Nov/01/1966) As Thrush Director 

Hallmark Hall Of Fame (1951) 
  Teahouse of the August Moon 12x01: (Oct/26/1962) As Sumata 

Naked City (1958) 
  The Contract 03x16: (Jan/24/1962) As Wong 

Robert Montgomery Presents Your Lucky Strike Theatre (1950) 
  The Enemy 08x25: (Mar/04/1957) As General Mori 
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Despite playing numerous Asian characters throughout his career, Dhiegh was actually of English, Egyptian, and Sudanese descent.

Cast as Wo Fat on Hawaii Five-O after producers remembered him from his role as a Chinese scientist in the classic 1962 film The Manchurian Candidate.

Dhiegh's character on Hawaii Five-O, Wo Fat, took his name from a popular pre-World War II bar in Honolulu.

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